A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehawk in CA. The temblor was detected at 20:30:02 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73042541. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73042541, nn00643784. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 04:30:02 / July 10, 2018 @ 4:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.61 km, -120.6695023° West, 39.5871658° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sun Valley, Oroville, Palermo. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Oroville (c. 15 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Grass Valley (c. 12 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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